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Teacher couple dedicated to education in Tibet for years

Tang Hengyue, a math teacher from East China's Jiangsu Province, and his wife Wu Ling, a English teacher, had spent years in teaching high school students in Tibet Autonomous Region. ...


Tibetan artist promotes art, harmony in community

A Tibetan Thangka artist has been promoting the painting art as well as unity and harmony in a community in Southwest China's Sichuan province....


Gao Yuwen: A committed carver on leather wares

In the Gao's Leather Carving Workshop, which is located on Fengzhu Street in Kunming, artist Gao Yuwen was focusing on his creation. ...


Dai people's life shown in vivid paper-cuttings

The paper cutting of the Dai ethnic group originates from ancient rituals, where unique patterns are cut on the paper with scissors....


Start of Spring: warmer wind more than expected

Tuesday (Feb. 4) marks this year's Lichun in Chinese, or “Start of Spring”, the first of the 24 solar terms in Chinese traditional lunar calendar. ...


Long-street feast set up in Yuanyang for Angmatu Festival

A long-street feast was set up on January 12 in south Yunnan’s Yuanyang County for the traditional Angmatu Festival of the Hani ethnic group. ...


Movie on Tibetan opera released

The production of the movie took three years, and all the actors and actresses were amateurs, which made the movie more real, according to the Tibetan director....


Long-table feast held in Shangri-La for new year

A long-table feast was held on December 31 in the Dukezong old town of Shangri-La City, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, for the upcoming New Year’s Day. ...


New Year concert held in Lhasa, China's Tibet

A New Year concert was held in Lhasa, capital city of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Dec. 29, 2019....


Adventure travel grows in popularity among Chinese

Climbing, skydiving and paragliding are sources of wonder for 64-year-old Ding Zhendong, a retired editor from North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region....


Ancient yoga thrives in Tibet

In China, mainstream yoga has long been known as a set of health-preserving practices imported from ancient India, and with a rapidly expanding global reach....


Kuoshi Festival marked in Weixi County

The traditional Kuoshi Festival of the Lisu people was celebrated in Weixi County, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture on December 20. ...


Arts festival for Lancang-Mekong countries opens

The 9th Culture and Arts Festival of Countries in the Lancang-Mekong River Basin opened recently in south Yunnan’s Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture. ...


Tibetans celebrate Fairy Festival

The Fairy Festival falls on October 15 every year according to the Tibetan calendar and involves various kinds of religious activities....


Creative Yi embroideries in Chuxiong

Featuring unique patterns and sophisticated techniques being involved, embroideries of the Yi ethnic minority are reputed as the “wearable history”....


Yang Liping's 'Dynamic Yunnan' to be staged in NCPA

The original musical showcases different types of dances showing the features of ethnic minorities in Yunnan Province. ...


Tibetan craftsman keeps ancient art alive with clay figurines

For Tibetan craftsman Kelsang Tsering, the highlight of his daily work is bringing clay Buddha figurines, mostly seen in monasteries, to common households....


Famed Yunnan folk song is played by int'l orchestra

Whenever the band singer Tetyana plays the Yunnan tune with an exotic accent, the audience present would be impressed, especially the Yunnan locals....


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